Styrax officinalis L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 444 (1753)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is W. Central Italy to NW. Jordan. It is a shrub or tree and grows primarily in the temperate biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Albania, Cyprus, East Aegean Is., Greece, Italy, Kriti, Lebanon-Syria, Palestine, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

France

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Authier, P. & Covillot, J. (2011). Catalogue actualisé des plantes de l'île de Rhodes (Grèce). Saussurea; Travaux de la Société Botanique de Genève 41: 131-170.
  • Danin, A. & Fragman- Sapir, O. (2019). Flora of Israel Online http://flora.org.il/en/plants/.
  • Davis, P.H. (ed.) (1978). Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands 6: 1-825. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh.
  • Dimopoulos, P., Raus, T., Bergmeier, E., Constantinidis, T., Iatrou, G., Kokkini, S., Strid, A., & Tzanoudakis, D. (2013). Vascular plants of Greece. An annotated checklist: 1-372. Botanic gardens and botanical museum Berlin-Dahlem, Berlin and Hellenic botanical society, Athens.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1972). Flora Europaea 3: 1-370. Cambridge University Press.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Authier, P. & Covillot, J. (2011). Catalogue actualisé des plantes de l'île de Rhodes (Grèce). Saussurea; Travaux de la Société Botanique de Genève 41: 131-170.
  • Danin, A. & Fragman- Sapir, O. (2019). Flora of Israel Online http://flora.org.il/en/plants/.
  • Davis, P.H. (ed.) (1978). Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands 6: 1-825. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1972). Flora Europaea 3: 1-370. Cambridge University Press.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1978 Merton, L.F.H. [3169] Cyprus K000618048 Yes
s.coll. [1200] United States K000768010 Unknown Type Material Yes
Bigelow, J.M. [s.n.] United States K000768014 Unknown Type Material Yes
Bolander, H.N. [s.n.] United States K000768013 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] United States K000768012 Unknown Type Material Yes
Eastwood, A. [33] United States K000768015 Type Yes
K:SPC-17852.000 No
Torrey, J. [s.n.] United States K000768009 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 4404] K001038932 Unknown Type Material Yes
Lobb, W. [s.n.] United States K000768011 Unknown Type Material Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • IUCN Categories

    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Living Collection Database

    • Common Names from Plants and People Africa http://www.plantsandpeopleafrica.com/
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

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